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… If You Thought ” Common Core [er , Corpse] ” was bad …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,January 3rd,2017

.. trust me , it is worse …

.. get a look – see at these videos , ones that explains the idiocy that is the regurgitated ” output of ” Common Core … ” …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the videos ..

.. it makes new math look old by comparison ….

.. I prefer and recommend the ” old style ” [rote memorization] … It also includes logic , including clear thinking , as well as Latin and Philosophy . It may not have a lot of ” sex appeal , ” but it helps set the plate for everything else , and makes it so much easier ….

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… Common Core bombs at the Ballot Box [#national standards]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,April 30th,2016

.. goody ! …

.. a number of states have public elections for their Superintendent of Public Schools [statewide] …. it is not an idea that I would advise that my home state of Ohio adopt , though …

.. many of the prominent candidates [especially the GOP ones] ran on an “anti – Common Core ” platform [Ga, Wy , SC , AZ] … each and every one of them won …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]…
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. four states have pulled out of Common Core . My home state is reviewing its participation in it . With the dominant majorities in the Ohio Legislature [65-34 , and 24-9] , the ” Caveman Caucus ” [it is what they are not so lovingly called around here] will make a move on it to take Ohio O – U – T of Common Core …. that is , if the State Board of Education does not beat them to it , first …

.. these added states will make it up to around 10 , and the full GOP Congress will help to badly hobble ” Common Core ” and ” Race to the Top ” [the ObamaCraps ‘ creation] …

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… POTUS will have No Choice [#signing a NCLB overhaul]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,December 6th,2015

.. it appears that His Lordship ‘ s desk is going to be quite busy ..

.. in education , it appears that the GOP is going to be going after both Common Core and No Child Left Behind ….

.. Education Reform is always a good idea . But it has to be done carefully . One big problem is the unions . You have to tie the bureaucracy ‘ s hand ‘ s tightly so that the unions cannot play games with the proposals . Another problem is the bureaucracy itself . It is far better to send the money back to the states , and allow them to spend the money , with a minimum of federal mandates …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. POTUS will have no choice but to sign a reform bill . The N.E.A. has been effectively neutered , and they have less than no influence with the GOP leadership , much less the rank – and – file . Also , there is a fast – growing split in the DemoCraps in between the public sector unions and the private sector unions . The drain that the former is on the tax $$ of the latter is going to make the latter far more hostile to public sector piggees … and grant openings to the GOP for union support …

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… Indiana has the Good Sense [Education Standards]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 21st,2014

.. to junk the crap that has come to be known as ” Common Core . ”

.. Now , the radicals at the ObamaCrap Department of MisEducation are threatening them over the act …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. the Feds are threatening the state of Indiana over its refusal of ” Common Core . ” They are possibly going after segement of their federal funding , parts of which they have no business fooling around with …

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… A Mother is ” Suspended ” from School …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 11th,2014

.. yes , believe it or not …

.. a Sacramento , Ca area mother of a 12 – year old was suspended from going anywhere near her son ‘ s school for 14 days …. What for ??

.. a confrontation with the principal …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. it seems neither mother nor son are fans of Common Core curriculum standards . So , the son took flyers from his mom to school to hand out to his fellow students . His teachers did not like it , and took them away . His mom decided to confront the principal …

.. I do not blame her . Common Core standards are junk . People need to be educated about them . These two have guts , and ought to be congratulated …

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… I thought Common Core was bad …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,March 27th,2014

.. but this bad ??

.. Alec Torres from the National Review has found some representative samples of boo – boos from around the country …

.. [h/t — NationalReview]..
.. [link] to the test samples ..

.. I strongly suggest that you take a look at the test samples . You will probably scratch your head as MUCH AS I did (quite a bit) . What these idiots were doing with this craperoni masquerading as test questions is beyond ridiculous …

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… You need to See this New Math video [part of ” Common Core, ” I think] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,August 18th,2013

.. it is both funny , as well as very sad .

.. if the rest of the ObamaCrap proposal is anything like this , may God in Heaven help us ! ..

.. getting it right matters . It always matters . It always will , you idiots .

.. what good does it do (reasoning) , if the reasoning is wrong . Getting it right matters  . It may not have a great deal of sex appeal , but it helps to set up everything else . That applies in reading , writing , and reasoning .

.. if your reasoning is wrong ,  then what does  it matter , if you cannot spell right , or read properly , or pronounce the word or  words right .

.. what does it matter if you cannot read , everything ! If you are illerate , then what is the use of everything else .

.. writing matters , now , more than ever . If you cannot read someone ‘ s handwriting , well  …

.. people need to be able to think for themselves . We do not need a bunch of “mind – numbed” robots running around …

.. believe you me , IT MATTERS !!!! ..

… from the Daily Caller …

Obama math: under new Common Core, 3 x 4 = 11 [VIDEO]

Posted By Eric Owens On 11:09 AM 08/18/2013 In Education | No Comments

Quick: what’s 3 x 4?

If you said 11 — or, hell, if you said 7, pi, or infinity squared — that’s just fine under the Common Core, the new national curriculum that the Obama administration will impose on American public school students this fall.

In a pretty amazing YouTube video, Amanda August, a curriculum coordinator in a suburb of Chicago called Grayslake, explains that getting the right answer in math just doesn’t matter as long as kids can explain the necessarily faulty reasoning they used to get to that wrong answer.

“Even if they said, ’3 x 4 was 11,’ if they were able to explain their reasoning and explain how they came up with their answer really in, umm, words and oral explanation, and they showed it in the picture but they just got the final number wrong, we’re really more focused on the how,” August says in the video.

When someone in the audience (presumably a parent, but it’s not certain) asks if teachers will be, you know, correcting students who don’t know rudimentary arithmetic instantly, August makes another meandering, longwinded statement.

“We want our students to compute correctly but the emphasis is really moving more towards the explanation, and the how, and the why, and ‘can I really talk through the procedures that I went through to get this answer,’” August details. “And not just knowing that it’s 12, but why is it 12? How do I know that?”

Watch: [link]

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